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Aziz Gual

AZIZ GUALEl CLOWN

Fue graduado en Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, ha complementado su carrera con; técnica Lecoq, en clases magistrales con Marcel Marceau, técnicas de circo y clown en la Ecole du Cirque Space Catastrophe en Bruselas Bélgica. Es discípulo del artista laureado del Circo Ruso Anatoli Locachtchouk.

Ha participado en “El espectáculo más grande del mundo “Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Circus en México, E.U.A. y Canadá. Fue colaborador en la creación del Proyecto “Circo del mundo” del Cirque Du Soleil en México. Es fundador y director de la compañía de teatro de calle “Cumbre Clown”, con la que ha creado una decena de espectáculos. Ha realizado giras por distintos paises en Festivales Internacionales con sus espectaculos “Huraclown” y “De Risa en Risa”. Como en E.U., Turkia, Italia, Francia, Croacia, Argentina, Brasil, Costa Rica y en inumerables festivales en su pais natal, México.

Ha impartido catedra de clowneria en el proyecto “Hacia una construcción metodológico de las artes del circo” en el Centro Nacional de las Artes, INBA. Ha impulsado el arte del humor impartiendo diplomados, cursos y visitas de risaterapia en hospitales y en diferentes programas, sociales, culturales o filantrópicos en nuestro país y en el extranjero.

Recibio el premio “Wolf Rubinskis” de la Asociación Mexicana de Criticos de Teatro AMCT como Mejor Actuacón Juvenil Masculina por la obra “Yo Sin Ti…” de su propia autoria.

Es creador tambien del espectáculo de Clown de gran formato “La Bola Risa” con una exitosa temporada de 6 meses en el Teatro Julio Castillo, fue invitado especial en el espectáculo, “Latin Tango” en el Lunario del Auditorio Nacional.

Aziz Gual actualmente trabaja en el programa Alas y Raices a los Niños, CONACULTA. Y con Bellas Artes en el programa Nacional del Teatro Escolar con la firme convicción de que la risa es primordial para la construcción de una mejor sociedad.

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AZIZ GUALTHE CLOWN

Aziz graduated from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College. He has complemented his career with courses such as the Lecoq Technique seminars, Master classes by French mime extraordinaire Marcel Marceau, as well as Circus and Clown techniques at the École du Cirque Éspace Catastrophe in Brussels, Belgium. He is also a student of the renowned Russian circus artist, Anatoli Locachtchouk.

Aziz Gual has been a company member of the “Greatest Show on Earth” hosted by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, and has traveled throughout Mexico, the United States and Canada. He collaborated in the creation of the project “Circus of the World” which was developed and performed in Mexico by the famed Cirque du Soleil.

He is founder and director of the street theater company “Cumbre Clown” with whom he has masterminded and performed an impressive number of spectacles. He has toured the world’s festivals visiting countries like the U.S., Turkey, Italy, France, Croatia, Argentina, Brazil and Costa Rica with his international shows “Huraclown” and “De Risa en Risa” (“From Laugh to Laugh”), as well as countless festivals in Mexico, his native country.

He taught the art of clowning in the project,“Towards a methodological construction of Circus Arts” at the National Center for the Arts, INBA. He promotes the art of humor through his classes and his visits to hospitals and other social, cultural and philanthropic programs in Mexico and abroad.

He received the Rubinskis Wolf award from the Mexican Association of Theater Critics AMCT for Best Young Actor in a play of his own creation, “Yo Sin Ti”.

He is the creator of the large-scale clown show, “La Bola Risa” with a successful 6 month run at the Julio Castillo theater. He was a special guest at the show, “Latin Tango” at the National Auditorium Lunario.

Aziz Gual is currently working on the program Alas y Raices Children, CONCULTA, and with Bellas Artes at the National Theater School program in the belief that laughter is essential to building a better society.